American School of Tegucigalpa

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American School of Tegucigalpa
La Escuela Americana de Tegucigalpa
P.O. Box 2134,
Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán
Coordinates 14°05′38″N 87°10′42″W / 14.094004°N 87.178418°W / 14.094004; -87.178418Coordinates: 14°05′38″N 87°10′42″W / 14.094004°N 87.178418°W / 14.094004; -87.178418
Type Private coeducational
Motto Excellence for All
Established 1946
Faculty 101
Grades Nursery-12
Enrollment 1,168
Colour(s) Blue, Red, and White
Mascot Eagles

The American School of Tegucigalpa (or AST; Spanish: Escuela Americana de Tegucigalpa) is a private, coeducational international school located in the neighborhood of Lomas de Guijarro, in Tegucigalpa.

AST is accredited by the Honduran Ministry of Education, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the International Baccalaureate Organization.[1] The Honduran Ministry of Education grants the national degree of Bachillerato to students who comply with additional credits and ear 160 hours of community service. Students who attend this school are usually the sons or daughters of diplomats and political leaders in Honduras.


The American School of Tegucigalpa participates in both the AASCA (Association of American Schools of Central America) and ABSH (Association of Bilingual Schools of Honduras) tournaments. AST is recognized among the top competitors in every sport of the competitions: soccer, basketball and volleyball. AST has won 33 AASCA championships among the three sports.

AST's campus includes four FIBA approved basketball courts, four professional volleyball courts and one 90m x 68m artificial turf soccer field. These facilities allows the school to host the AASCA and ABSH tournaments consistently.

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  1. ^ "Introduction." American School of Tegucigalpa. Web. 26 Feb. 2012. <>.

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